University of Leeds

Programming for Data Science

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Dr Jonathan Ward
Hassan Izanloo

Instructors: Dr Jonathan Ward


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Beginner level

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8 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Open Jupyter Notebook and use it to run Python code.

  • Identify Python operators, data types and containers.

  • Program control structures in Python, such as if statements and for and while loops.

  • Write Python functions that take input and return output.

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There are 3 modules in this course

This module introduces Python and Jupyter Notebook, as well as the concepts of variables, assignment and basic mathematical operators.

What's included

5 videos8 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab

This module introduces the fundamental data types in Python, namely numbers, strings, Booleans and None. It also introduces structured data types, including lists, tuples, sets, dictionaries and classes.

What's included

2 videos18 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab

What's included

2 videos16 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab


Dr Jonathan Ward
University of Leeds
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